In his third round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic, Patrick Reed hit 13 of 14 fairways and 12 of 18 greens in main mode and recovered well from a failed front nine. Reed ended his round with a draw in 56th place, 5 back; Joaquin Niemann, Mark Anderson and Tom Lewis tied for 1st place 10 less; Troy Merritt, Max Homa and Chris Kirk tied for fourth place 9 less; and Pat Perez, Roger Sloan, Curtis Thompson, Russell Knox, Chris Baker, Davis Thompson, Bubba Watson, Cam Davis, Brandon Hague, Kevin Kisner, Sean O’Hare, Si Woo Kim and Richie Verensky tied for 7th place for 8 th position. …
After hitting 293 yards in the fourth 635-yard fourth par-5, Patrick Reed made his fourth 9-foot shot, which he threw for the scarecrow with two shots to the hole. This moved Patrick Reed to 1st place in the round.
On the 10th par-4, Reed’s 127 yards to 13 feet set prepared him for a bird on the hole. This moved Reed to an equal position in the round.
After a 270-yard ride in the 555-yard 14th race, Reed landed a third 3-foot shot, which he threw onto the bird with one shot to the hole. This moved Reed 1 less per round.
After a 286-yard run at a 577-yard 17th par-5, Reed made his third 5-foot throw, which he threw on the bird with one hit to the hole. This moved Reed 2 less per round.